Eviter la Crise Par de Vraies Négociations (Avoiding the Belgian Crisis Through Genuine Negotiations)
L'Echo, August 2007
1 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2011
Date Written: August 14, 2007
In this Op Ed, I argue that the Belgian negotiators in the enduring institutional and political conflict would benefit from essential insights of negotiation theory such as moving from position to underlying interests, and demonstrating empathy for the other side to create a renewed trust and respect. The zero sum attitude should be replaced by a problem solving and collaborative approach.
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Keywords: Negotiation Theory, collaborative negotiation, Belgian political conflict
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